How to Access The Division 2 Warlords of New York Expansion

The Division 2 has received its first major paid expansion called Warlords of New York. In this new expansion players head to the old stomping grounds of New York to learn more about Aaron Keener and what happened to him. Before you can run around New York City you first need to access the expansion. Continue reading below to learn how to access The Division 2 Warlords of New York expansion.

Purchase and Download WONY Expansion

Image showing purchasing The Division 2 Warlords of New York Expansion.

Before we get into actually accessing the new expansion content I first need to address a question I’ve seen floating around the internet for a bit. No, you do not get the WONY expansion with the Year 1 content. This expansion is a for purchase expansion all players have to buy to access (there is no way around this). The WONY expansion costs $39.99 from your retailer of choice and needs to be purchased and downloaded to play.

From a download perspective you are looking at a fairly large update download before you can actually play the new expansion. This update called Title Update 8.0 must be downloaded by everyone that plays The Division 2 as it contains a number of universal additions like Gear 2.0, as well as access to WONY.

How to Reach Level 30 + World Tier 5

Image showing the level boost in The Division 2.

This section of access can be done at anytime as it simply involves reaching World Tier 5. Now before you say something like “I’m not World Tier 5” note that Ubisoft has thought of this in advance so you basically have two options:

  • Organic: Simply play The Division 2 and complete the story missions until you reach World Tier 5. You do not have to have Gear Score of 500, just reach World Tier 5.
  • Boost: You can boost your character to Level 30 + World Tier 5 by purchasing WONY and using the infinite boosts that come with the expansion. When boosting you will complete all story missions and side missions up to the end of Episode 3. Boosting your level can be done from the Store menu under Addons > Level 30 Boost.

Regardless of what you choose you need to reach World Tier 5 to start on the WONY expansion as it takes place after the events of Episode 3.

Speak with New York Pilot and Casey Bell

Image showing the location of the New York Pilot to start the Warlords of New York expansion.

Once you’ve completed the two steps above you will have access to the new expansion. This causes a new icon to appear on your map to the south of the White House. Here you will need to speak with Casey Bell. Talk to the New York Pilot to head to NYC to begin this expansion.

That’s everything you need to know to start The Division 2‘s new Warlords of New York expansion This new expansion is filled with new content for agents to explore. Good luck out there.

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